Monday, November 14, 2011
MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE CLINIC FOR HOMEOWNERS
Today I will be a volunteer attorney at the Nassau County Bar Association Free Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic, described as follows from their website:
"FREE Mortgage Foreclosure Legal Consultation Clinics
Nassau residents caught in the growing mortgage foreclosure crisis can have their questions answered by attorneys at a free clinic sponsored by the Nassau County Bar Association at the NCBA headquarters, 15th and West Streets, Mineola, NY. Attorneys have volunteered to provide one-on-one guidance, advice and direction to any Nassau County homeowner who is concerned about foreclosure matters or is already in the foreclosure process involving property in Nassau County.
Attorneys have volunteered to review individual foreclosure issues with Nassau homeowners, help them sort things out, and give advice or refer them to agencies and programs, right in the same room, that may be able to help. This is not legal representation. The attorneys will help the homeowner find out if indeed, they need a credit counselor or a lawyer, and get them in touch with available resources.
In addition to meeting one-on-one with a volunteer attorney, housing counselors from the Nassau County Homeownership Center and representatives from Nassau/Suffolk Law Services -- which provides free legal services for those who meet certain income guidelines -- will be on hand to provide assistance.
→ Reservations are required by calling the Bar Association at 516-747-4070. Attorneys fluent in other languages are available upon request when reserving.
All clinics are 3-6 p.m. and are held at the Nassau County Bar Association in Mineola."